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The Athens Regional Library System is here to enrich the lives of the residents of Clarke, Franklin, Madison, Oconee, and Oglethorpe counties. Visit your local branch today to find out what the library can do for you.

The Night Owl Prowl returns!

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Friday, October 25, 6:00 p.m. - midnight

Remember all those times you found something just as the repository was about to close? Ever dream of spending the night in a genealogical collection? Now’s your chance! When the Library closes at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, you and your fellow genealogy researchers will have the Heritage Room all to yourselves! There will be food and drinks, and a security guard to walk to your car if you leave before midnight. The charge is $15 per person to cover the cost of security and food. This event is not recommended for beginners! Registration and payment are due by Wednesday, Oct. 23.

Visit the Heritage Room Classes page for more information and to register online. Stop by the Heritage Room to register in person or call (706) 613-3650, ext. 350 for information.

Café au Libris: Terry Kay

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Sunday, October 13, 3:00 p.m.

Acclaimed novelist Terry Kay will be at the library to discuss writing, Georgia's literary heritage, and his latest book, The Seventh Mirror. His new work is written for young readers but speaks to all ages. Multiple titles will be available for purchase and signing, and light refreshments will be served. This Café au Libris event is sponsored by the Friends of Athens-Clarke County Library. In Appleton Auditorium at the Athens-Clarke County Library.

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